Recreational Marijuana

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing...
NYC Continues to See Marijuana Arrest Rates Rise Despite Campaign Promises

NYC Continues to See Marijuana Arrest Rates Rise Despite Campaign Promises

Despite calls for reform during his campaign, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has seen more marijuana arrests than under previous Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  Not only that,...
Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Uruguayans begin to vote for a new president Sunday.  Depending on the outcome, it could become the first country to repeal full marijuana legalization, after becoming the first country...
US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is “cautiously optimistic” about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained “We don’t want...
CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health an Environment is recommending that the state ban marijuana edibles, with the exception of tinctures and lozenges. As officials work...
Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Philadelphia

Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Philadelphia

On Monday, Philadelphia became the largest city in the United States to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  The legislation was approved by Mayor Nutter two weeks ago....
Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

The Portland, OR city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to move forward with a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.  They also voted to discard a proposed 5% tax on...
Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A new University of Delaware poll found that 56% of Delaware voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana. 73% of liberals supported marijuana legalization, while 39.2% of conservatives supported...
Colorado Police Warning Trick Or Treaters About Marijuana-Infused Candies

Colorado Police Warning Trick Or Treaters About Marijuana-Infused Candies

The Denver Police Department is warning parents of trick or treaters to look out for marijuana-infused candies.  Police have released an informational video in anticipation of the first Halloween...
Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Representative Ethan Orr of Tuscon plans to introduce a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana next year.  A voter-based measure it already set for 2016 in Arizona, but Orr...